Had a busy, tiring week and can’t wait for the weekend? No need to look all woeful. With a bunch of comedy events lined up starting tonight, you are assured a riot of laughter. And when you have a stitch in your sides, don’t blame us! Here’s our picks of comedy shows for you to bookmark.

We Should All Kill Ourselves

Neville Shah comedy event at the humming tree

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Written over a period of 35 years, this stand-up comedy show by Mumbai-based comedian, Neville Shah, is a humorous take on why he is the way he is and his views on life. Also expect funny stories and observations about our society to keep you in splits for the rest of the evening.

Where: The Humming Tree, 949, 12th Main Road, Doopanahalli, Indiranagar

When: Thursday, December 17, 8.30pm

Contact: +91 9886618386

Price: INR 400

Buy tickets for the event here.

Find the event on Facebook here.

The Improv Live

Improv performing at vittal mallya road

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Begin your weekend with a night of improvisational comedy as the city-based group, The Improv, offers to take you on a laughter ride, all based on situations given by the audience. You can also contribute to a good cause by taking along items to be donated towards Chennai flood relief.

Where: Oakwood, UB City, Vittal Mallya Road

When: Friday, December 18, 5.30pm and 8.30pm

Contact: +91 9632857887

Price: INR 499

Buy tickets for the event here.

Bengaluru Laughter Carnival

Ajay Samson performing

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With stand-up comedy, beat boxing, improv and radical mime, this one promises to be a fun-filled carnival {just as the name suggests}. The lineup includes some of the city’s best comedians like Praveen Kumar, Ahmed Shariff, Punya Arora, Sumukhi Suresh, Ajay Samson and Siddharth Banerjee, among others.

Where: Alliance Francaise, 108, Thimmaiah Road, Opp.UNI Building, Vasanthnagar

When: Saturday, December 19, 7pm

Contact: 080 40808181

Price: INR 500

Buy tickets for the event here.

Just Kidding

Train journeys, Antakshari, auto rides {and fights, of course} and past-present comparisons will be just a few of the issues this stand-up comedy show will delve into. Featuring artistes Vamsidhar Bhogaraju, Rajesh Hinduja, Rupen Paul and Abel Abraham, the profits of the event will be contributed to the Chennai flood relief fund.

Where: Rangasthala Auditorium, Rangoli Art Centre, M G Road Boulevard, Near Metro Station

When: Saturday, December 19, 7.30pm

Contact: 080 22969265

Price: INR 350

Buy tickets for the event here.


Karthikn Kumar performing at Vapour Pub and Brewery

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A Sunday evening of laughter to keep away the weekday blues? Yes, please! This solo show of Chennai-based theatre and film artiste Karthik Kumar will feature his witty take on issues like the Maggi ban controversy, LGBT issues, feminism and much more.

Where: Vapour Pub & Brewery, 773, HAL 2nd Stage, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar

When: Sunday, December 20, 8pm

Contact: 080 49422313

Price: INR 350

Buy tickets for the event here.

Featured image via: The Improv India